Easy Taco Salad

Easy Taco Salad Recipe

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Trudy Walker


Kids loving tacos, but so messy for them, I came up with great taco salad. The kids loved helping make it and so much easier for them to handled. Now kids grown and I still share with the family. Grandson gets to help make it now. Quick and easy.


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4-6 persons
15 Min
15 Min


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1 large
bag of dorritos nacho chips
2 - 4 c
sharp shredded cheddar cheese ( i use 4 cups, love cheese)
1/2 large
head of lettuce
1 - 2 large
1 1/3 lb
lean hamburgar meat
2 pkg
mccormick original taco seasoning
1 medium
container of sour cream
1 bottle
catalina dressing
1 c
hot water

How to Make Easy Taco Salad


  • 1Brown ground meat in skillet pan. Drain fat and return to stove.
  • 2While browning meat, in large mixing bowl, crush 3/4 bag of nacho chips and place in bowl.
  • 3Cut lettuce into shreds and place in bowl on top of crush chips.
  • 4Slice tomatoes into small wedges or cubes and place to side.
  • 5Returning to drain meat on stove, add both pkgs of taco mix and hot water. Mix well. Cover and let simmer for aprox. 5 minutes
  • 6After taco meat is done, spoon mixture over lettuce in mixing bowl.
  • 7Pour cheese over meat in mixing bowl. ( So cheese can start to melt from heat.)
  • 8Add tomatoes over cheese. Mix everything very carefully with 2 large spoons until completely mixed.
  • 9Serve on plate. Use sour cream and catalina on the indiviual servings. Enjoy

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About Easy Taco Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads, Beef Salads
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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